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mct-oil

MCT Oil: Health Benefits of MCT Oil vs. Coconut Oil

  If you’ve had your nose in personal health and fitness recently, you’ve undoubtedly heard of coconut oil. Fitness gurus often preach about its diet and weight loss potential. It’s even backed by researchers and industry experts for its significant overall health benefits. Coconut oil

nursing homes

Making Nursing Homes Of the Future Better

Nursing homes represent one area of healthcare that is becoming more and more important. According to the United Nations Population Fund and HelpAge International, the number of people over 60 will be around one billion by 2020. This shows just how important it is to

Telehealth

Telehealth: Facilitating Communications for Mental Healthcare

Mental health is an essential part of overall healthcare.  Unfortunately, the prevalence and impact of mental health conditions are significant. In the U.S., for example, the National Alliance on Mental Illness and the National Institute of Mental Health indicates that 1 in 5 Americans live

Big Data in healthcare

5 ways Big Data can be used by Healthcare Industry

Big Data has rapidly made its way into a wide range of industries. Healthcare is ripe for big data initiatives—as one of the largest and most complex industries in the United States, there is an incredible number of potential applications for predictive analytics. While some

Medical devices optics

Medical devices: what does it mean for optics?

The medical device market continues its slow and steady growth—projected at 2.8% annually for the next five years—making it an attractive and sustainable space for optics companies positioned to fill emerging needs. But where exactly does your company fit? Some of the biggest trends in

Regenerative medicine

Regenerative Medicine Market to Hit $53 billion by 2021

Regenerative medicine is one of the fastest growing biomedical industries in the world because patients are being cured of diseases that were once incurable. Regenerative medicine represents a new paradigm in human health because the vast majority of treatments for chronic and life-threatening diseases focus

microneedling

7 Benefits of Microneedling

Microneedling (also known as collagen induction therapy) involves using fine needles to create hundreds of tiny, invisible puncture wounds in the top layer of skin. Sound appealing? Not so much. But this minimally invasive treatment—whether it’s done in-office by a trained aesthetician, dermatologist, or plastic

Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy

Shockwave therapy: a positive treatment for sports injury

Shockwave Therapy: a positive treatment for sports injury Recover from Sports Injuries Faster with ESWT (Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy) There is no denying the fact that professional athletes are prone to injuries. The most common body parts that constitute for sports injuries are the knee, elbow,